UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Degree Requirements

Agricultural Education Major

General Education Requirements

As listed with the following exceptions:

Mathematics (M):

MATH 146 College Algebra 3 cr.

Scientific Investigation (SI):

BIOL 150 General Biology 3 cr.
CHEM 115 Concepts in General Chemistry 4 cr.

Professional Education Requirements

AGED 120 Orientation to Agricultural and Extension Education 1 cr.
AGED 201 Program Delivery in Agricultural, Extension, and Leadership Education 2 cr.
SPED 330 Introduction to Special Education 3 cr.
TED 212 Educational Psychology: Middle and Secondary Education (writing intensive) 5 cr.
TED 252 Foundations of Multicultural Education (d) 3 cr.
TED 422 Secondary School & Content Area Reading 3 cr.
TED 440 Techniques in Agriculture 3 cr.

12 Credits of student/internship teaching:
TED 472 Student Teaching - Initial
or
TED 473 Student Teaching - Additional License
or
TED 474 Student Teaching - COST International or

TED 479 K-12 Internship Teaching

Agricultural Education Major

CAFES Foundation Requirements: 12 cr.

AGEC 101 Economics and Management in Ag 3 cr.
ANSC 111 Introduction to Animal Science 3 cr.
FDSC 110 Science of Food 3 cr.
PLSC 161 Introduction to Plant Science 3 cr.

Major Requirements: 40-43 cr. hrs.

Required Ag Education Courses (16 cr.):
AGED 202 Leadership and Group Dynamics 3 cr.
AGED 275 Early Field Experience 1 cr.
AGED 369 Foundations of Career and Technical Education 3 cr.
AGED 403 Supervision of Work Experience and Youth Organizations 3 cr.
AGED 430 Methods of Teaching Ag Mechanics 3 cr.
AGED 462 Curriculum Design in Career and Technical Education 3 cr.

Required AFNR Content Courses (18 cr.):
AET 112 Woodworking, Electrical and Plumbing Skills 2 cr.
AET 255 Welding and Metal Manufacturing 3 cr.
AFES 223 Ag Biotechnology Lab Techniques 1 cr.
AGEC 205 Ag Business Accounting 3 cr.
AGEC 240 Cooperatives 2 cr.
ESM 300 Environmental Education 3 cr.
FDSC 113 Introduction to Food Science Lab 1 cr.
HORT 169 Introduction to Horticulture 3 cr.

Choose one of the following (2-3 cr.):
ESM 109 Introduction to Forestry 2 cr.
SOIL 120 Introduction to Soil Science 3 cr.

Choose one of the following (2-4 cr.):
AFES 222 Introduction to Biotechnology 2 cr.
ANSC 257 Genetics 4 cr.
BIOL 350 Genetics 3 cr.
CROP 257 Genetics 3 cr.

Animal Science Elective (2+ Cr.):
Select any ANSC or DASC course of at least 2 credits

Required Supporting Courses

All satisfy General Educaiton requirements:

BIOL 150 General Biology 3 cr.

CHEM 115 Concepts in General Chemistry 4 cr.

MATH 146 College Algebra or higher algebra/calculus course 3 cr.

Agricultural Education Department

131 Agricultural Science
715-425-3555
www.uwrf.edu/AGED/

James Graham–Chair, Tim Buttles

Additional Requirements for the Agricultural Education Major